Early American Literature: A Bibliography of Secondary Material


(Call numbers are to the Lehigh University library )

Barnes, Elizabeth.  States of Sympathy: Seduction and Democracy in the American Novel.  New York: Columbia UP, 1997.   (813.0093 B261s)

Davidson, Cathy N.  Revolution and the Word: The Rise of the Novel in America.  New York: Oxford UP, 1986.   (813.09 D252r)

Jordan, Cynthia S.  Second Stories: The Politics of Language, Form, and Gender in Early  American Fictions.  Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 1989.   (813.009 J82s )

Parker, Patricia L.  Early American Fiction: A Reference Guide.  Boston: G. K. Hall, 1984.   (813.016 P242e)

Rubin-Dorsky, Jeffrey.  "The Early American Novel."  The Columbia History of the American  Novel.  Ed. Emory Elliott.  New York: Columbia UP, 1991.  6-25.   (813.009 C726)

Samuels, Shirley.  Romances of the Republic: Women, the Family, and Violence in the   Literature of the Early American Nation.  New York: Oxford UP, 1996.   (813.08109 S193r)

Spengemann, William C.  The Adventurous Muse: The Poetics of American Fiction, 1789-1900.   New Haven: Yale UP, 1977.   (813.09 S747a)

Stern, Julia A.  The Plight of Feeling: Sympathy and Dissent in the Early American Novel.  Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1997.   (813.309 S839p) 

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